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Nimrud

[nim-rood]
noun
  1. modern name of the site of the ancient city of Kalakh.
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Nimrud

noun
  1. an ancient city in Assyria, near the present-day city of Mosul (Iraq): founded in about 1250 bc and destroyed by the Medes in 612 bc; excavated by Sir Austen Henry Layard
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